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Now I may be wrong, but it looks as though Matthew Stafford’s girlfriend Kelly Hall may not be too pleased with the Lions’ first round selection of Ziggy Ansah. Right after the Lions picked at five here’s what she tweeted…
I’m done watching.
— Kelly Hall (@kellybhall) April 26, 2013
Was he wearing 3D glasses?
— Kelly Hall (@kellybhall) April 26, 2013
Perhaps she’s upset because her guy is potentially lining up to get killed this upcoming season? Who knows. And yes I know she’s not Mel Kiper or Adam Schefter so before you kill me over this just keep in mind we’re just having a little fun.
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ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- A week before coaching him at the Senior Bowl in January, Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz hadnt even heard of Brigham Young defensive end Ezekiel Nana Ziggy Ansah.
On Thursday night, Ansah completed his fascinating rise when the Lions selected him with the fifth pick overall in the NFL Draft.
Its been a humbling experience, a crazy journey, Ansah said.
The Detroit Lions selected Ziggy (Ezekiel) Ansah with the fifth pick in the NFL Draft, and as he came to the stage folks started to notice his interesting glasses. After a closer look it was confirmed that Ziggy was wearing 3D glasses with no lenses in them. Maybe now he will be able to afford some prescription lenses?
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The Detroit Lions spent the fifth overall pick on raw talent Ezekiel "Ziggy" Ansah. But don't call him a project, said coach Jim Schwartz.
With the fifth pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, the Detroit Lions select Ezekiel Ansah, defensive end, BYU. After watching the top three offensive tackles go in the first four draft picks, along with the best defensive end in Dion Jordan, the Lions were left with a decision, trade down or make the pick, and [...]
Sam Williams, the former Detroit Lions defensive end who also played for the Rams and Falcons, has died. He was 82.
Williams' son said his father died Thursday following an illness at St. Mary Mercy Hospital in Livonia, a Detroit suburb.
Williams played for Detroit from 1960 to 1965, after a year with the Los Angeles Rams. He spent his final two NFL seasons in Atlanta.
The 2013 NFL draft kicks off tonight at 8pm live from Radio City Hall in New York City, NY. The Detroit Lions have the 5th overall pick, and what they are going to do with it is a highly debated question this year. I’m here to give you some insight on what I believe Martin [...]
What happens with the top-4 selections in Thursday night's first round of the NFL Draft could greatly affect what the Detroit Lions end up doing with the No. 5 pick overall.
Here's a mini-mock draft to try to sort out what might and should happen with the Lions:
1) Kansas City: The Chiefs are likely locked in on one of the top two offensive tackles. The question is whether...
The Detroit Lions used their first-round pick on DE Ziggy Ansah. They’re back on the clock at No. 36 overall on Friday (barring a trade). What might they do there?
Here’s a look at five options:
• Tank Carradine, DE, Florida State: Sure, the Lions already took a DE in Round 1, but if Carradine is healthy (he tore his ACL in Novemeber) he might be even more productive than...
Larry Warford became the first UK offensive lineman to be selected in the NFL Draft since 1993 when the Detroit Lions called his name in the third round Friday night.
via The Big Lead
With the three left tackles off the board in the first four picks, the Lions look a raw, able-bodied defensive end from BYU. His name is Ezekiel Ansah, but you’ll know him as Ziggy. He stands 6-5¼, 271 lbs.
His numbers that mean nothing, but are overused by scouts and “experts”:
Arm length: 35-1/8″
Hand size: 10-1/4″
40-yard dash time: 4.73